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Tuberculin Test

"Tuberculin Test" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

One of several skin tests to determine past or present tuberculosis infection. A purified protein derivative of the tubercle bacilli, called tuberculin, is introduced into the skin by scratch, puncture, or interdermal injection.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tuberculin Test" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tuberculin Test" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 117 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2006 and 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.